Figures from A Growing Movement: 2022 Community Composter Census

Date: 31 Mar 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR’s March 2023 report, A Growing Movement: 2022 Community Composter Census, tracks the nature and growth of the community composting sector, identifying its main challenges and demonstrating its unique benefits.

The report features more than 50 figures and graphics. Select figures are available as PNGs. Download them for free to share these key findings with your network!

Click the thumbnail to view the full size figure and right click to download a PNG file.

To download all select figures as a zip folder click here.

LGBTQ+ Demographics
Growth of Operations
Sources and End Uses
Gender Demographics
Jobs Factors
Revenue Sources
Food Scraps

To share figures under creative commons license, free of cost, we request you credit the Institute for Local Self-Reliance by including the following:

Source: C. Libertelli, B. Platt, M. Matthews, A Growing Movement: 2022 Community Composter Census, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, 2023 ( Reprinted with permission.

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Follow Clarissa Libertelli:
Clarissa Libertelli

Clarissa Libertelli coordinates the Community Composter Coalition for the Composting for Community initiative, as well as provides graphic design support across all initiatives.

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Follow Brenda Platt:
Brenda Platt

Brenda Platt directs ILSR's Composting for Community project.

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Follow Megan Matthews:
Megan Matthews

Megan Matthews was a research fellow with ILSR’s Composting for Community initiative assisting with research, data analysis, and administrative support. She is interested in using data and outreach to promote sustainability, food equity, and environmental justice through the lens of agroecology.